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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, November 12, 2003
Room T-473 HSC


Speaker: Tom Hinds
Topic: Parkinson's Disease: A Case for Cyclooxygenase Involvement in Neurodegeneration

References:

  1. Tieu K, Perier C, Caspersen C, Teismann P, Wu DC, Yan SD, Naini A, Vila M, Jackson-Lewis V, Ramasamy R, Przedborski S. D-beta-hydroxybutyrate rescues mitochondrial respiration and mitigates features of Parkinson disease. J Clin Invest. 2003 Sep; 112(6): 892-901.

  2. Wu DC, Jackson-Lewis V, Vila M, Tieu K, Teismann P, Vadseth C, Choi DK, Ischiropoulos H, Przedborski S. Blockade of microglial activation is neuroprotective in the 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine mouse model of Parkinson disease. J Neurosci. 2002 Mar 1; 22(5): 1763-71.

  3. Hastings TG. Enzymatic oxidation of dopamine: the role of prostaglandin H synthase. J Neurochem. 1995 Feb; 64(2): 919-24.

Reviewed Paper:

  1. Teismann P, Tieu K, Choi DK, Wu DC, Naini A, Hunot S, Vila M, Jackson-Lewis V, Przedborski S. Cyclooxygenase-2 is instrumental in Parkinson's disease neurodegeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Apr 29; 100(9): 5473-8.

Reviews:

  1. Teismann P, Vila M, Choi DK, Tieu K, Wu DC, Jackson-Lewis V, Przedborski S. COX-2 and neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Jun; 991: 272-7.

  2. Dauer W, Przedborski S. Parkinson's disease: mechanisms and models. Neuron. 2003 Sep 11; 39(6): 889-909.

  3. Przedborski S, Vila M. The 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine mouse model: a tool to explore the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Jun; 991: 189-98.

  4. Perier C, Bove J, Vila M, Przedborski S. The rotenone model of Parkinson's disease. Trends Neurosci. 2003 Jul; 26(7): 345-6.


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